The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do

Version: Unabridged
Author: Samantha Ettus
Narrator: Various Artists
Genres: Business & Economics, Cooking, Negotiation & Communication, Health & Wellness
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Published In: June 2005
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours
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Overview

Read by an ensemble cast. Practical advice on everything from making the bed to shaking hands to flirting, all from experts in their fields. A "Cliffs Notes for life," this practical guide features 100 original essays by leading experts from around the world who offer their unparalleled insights into how to perform everyday tasks, from remembering names to ironing a shirt. It features both the famous (like Suze Orman) and the lesser known (like the head groundskeeper at Fenway Park). Hear a range of experts: everyone from Donald Trump (negotiating) to Stephen Covey (managing your time) to Debbi Fields (baking great cookies). Let Ira Glass teach you how to tell an interesting story, and Larry King explain the art of listening. The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do brings together the best of the best, offering the world's most valuable advice.

Reviews (4)

Good with fast forward

Written by Anonymous from Wilmington, DE on March 25th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 3/5

The good thing about this one is that each track is a different "how to." I listened to the intros and decided which ones were worthwhile. A lot of the information was very basic, and some down right assumed the listener/reader was an idiot. Fairly entertaining.

A good reference for life

Written by Daniel Taibi on October 31st, 2007

  • Book Rating: 3/5

I think this is another audiobook that would be best to have a printed copy of for reference. The great thing is that each of the 100 things has as a source, an expert in that topic. With that information you could seek to go further in depth in that particular topic. So, this would make a great reference for life!

Snoozer

Written by Anonymous from Oneida, NY on May 8th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 1/5

Quite possibly the most boring thing I've ever listened to.

Practical advice

Written by Jeff Payne on December 30th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 3/5

Just like the title implies, there are things that we do everyday and perhaps there are better ways for doing them. I liked the concise advice for the variety of topics and thought it, although not riveting, it was an interesting listen.

Author Details

Author Details

Ettus, Samantha

SAMANTHA ETTUS is founder and president of the talent and brand management firm Ettus Media Management, which develops and hones personality-driven brands. Her syndicated column, "Celebrity Assets," appears in newspapers throughout the country. She is a highly sought after speaker and has appeared in a number of national media outlets, including "The Today Show," Fox News, CNBC, CNN, ESPN, "The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Us Magazine, " and "USA Today, " among others. Samantha holds a BA in Social Anthropology and an MBA, both from Harvard University. She resides in New York.